prathama sampradaye kaila svarupa-pradhana
ara panca-jana dila tanra paligana
prathama sampradaye—in the first party; kaila—fixed; svarupa—Svarupa Damodara; pradhana—as the chief; ara—another; panca-jana—five persons; dila—gave; tanra—his; paligana—responders.
Svarupa Damodara was chosen as the leader of the first party and was given five assistants to respond to his chanting.
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